University of Cape Town awards Master of Public Health scholarships for candidates from low- and middle-income African Commonwealth countries. Scholarships are awarded to undertake Master of Public Health (Community Eye Health) program.
The Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health, aims to provide students with the practical skills to develop and manage eye care programmes with an emphasis on meeting eye care needs in Africa.
The Commonwealth Eye Health Consortium is a group of eye health organisations from several Commonwealth countries working together to deliver an exciting, integrated, five-year programme of fellowships, research and technology which aims, over the long-term, to strengthen eye health systems and quality of eye care throughout the Commonwealth.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue master’s degree programme at the University of Cape Town.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded for Masters Public Health, Community Eye Health program.
Scholarship Award: Scholarships will cover course fees, travel costs, and accommodation costs.
Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:
Applicants must come from a low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country to apply.
Nationality: Applicants from low- or middle-income African Commonwealth country (Botswana, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania and Zambia) are eligible to apply for these masters’ scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have their previous degree.
English language Requirements: Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
How to Apply: The mode of application is online. Inform us of their interest in applying for a scholarship using the Registration of interest form below
Application Deadline: Applications will close on 31 July for international applicants and for South African applicants applying for a CEHC scholarship.